CentraCare - Willmar Care Center & Therapy Suites is an average-sized hospital-based facility located in Willmar, Minnesota. This facility is ranked among the most elite nursing homes we found. This facility received one of the top grades we offer. We were so impressed with this facility that we ranked it in the top fifth of all facilities in the nation. One of the best aspects of this nursing home's stellar report card is its short-term care rating. short-term care grades are discussed in the next section.
CentraCare - Willmar Care Center & Therapy Suites
- Nursing Home
- Home Health Agency
- Assisted Living
Updated Sep 1, 2022 by Nick Reese
1801 Willmar Avenue Southwest,
Willmar MN 56201
71.79% estimated occupancy 1
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- Has Family Council
- Government - City
- Offers Hospice
- Offers Post-Acute Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Offers Outpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Medication Management
- Meal Delivery
- Home Making
- Speech Therapy
- Stroke Recovery
- Amputee Recovery
- IV Antibiotic Therapy
- Palliative Care
- Wound Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Cardiac Therapy
- Mental Health
- Diabetes Management
- Physical Therapy
- Respiratory Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
- Oncology Care
- Orthopedic Rehabilitation
Top Nursing Home in Minnesota Awards 2019
Best Nursing Home in Willmar, Minnesota Awards 2019
Registered Staff Hours
Short-term Care Quality
One of the many reasons this place received a great overall grade is that it earned an A+ short-term care grade. With our short-term care grade, we attempt to forge a meaningful measure for rehabilitation services. In doing so, we look at a facility's levels of highly-skilled nursing services, including both registered nurses and physical therapy, as well as respiratory therapy. Fortunately, it looks like this nursing home employs registered nurses. Not every facility employs these types of nurses. However, based on the data this nursing home provided, they do not appear to employ physical therapists. The final metric we considered in this area is the number of residents who were able to leave the facility and return home. We found that 6.1 percent of this nursing home's patients returned home.
Adding to its strong resume, this facility also received an excellent nursing score, with a grade of A. Our nursing rating is mostly based on the nursing home's nurse staffing. This nursing home provides 0.5 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, our nursing grades also factor in quality-based assessments, such as avoiding major falls. This nursing home performed well in this area. Avoiding major falls is typically a good indicator that a nursing home has reliable quality controls in place. Major falls can typically be avoided if more nurses aids and better safety protocols are in place.
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We awarded this facility an impressive grade of A- for inspections. These inspection grades take several factors into consideration, including deficiencies, substantiated complaints and federal fines. You can find more information about each of these factors by reviewing copies of nursing homes' inspection reports. This place was hit with 5 deficiencies on its inspection report, but fortunately none were considered to be severe. This tells you that the inspectors did not consider any of these deficiencies to create an immediate risk to resident health or safety. We should note that deficiency-free inspection reports are rare in the industry.
Long-term Care Quality
The last area we assessed was long-term care. In this category, we gave this nursing home an above average grade of B. Facilities that receive this kind of score in long-term care tend to provide consistent around the clock care to make sure patients are well cared for. In addition to considering the quantity of care provided by nurses aids and other staff, we looked at the number of residents vaccinated against pneumonia. This nursing home administered the vaccine to 96.12903 percent of its patients. Vaccines are vital to keeping residents out of the hospital. Lastly, this place was able to limit hospitalizations. In fact, it had only 0.01 hospitalizations per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is an impressively low figure.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
CentraCare - Willmar Care Center & Therapy Suites Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In CentraCare - Willmar Care Center & Therapy Suites, 6.69% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This statistic indicates the percent of long-term patients that suffered from pressure ulcers. We've found that pressure ulcers are a great barometer of a facility's nursing care quality.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In CentraCare - Willmar Care Center & Therapy Suites, 4.21% of Patients had Serious Falls
This datapoint is a measure of the percentage of long-term care patients which have had a fall which caused serious injury. This is one of the statistics we use in determining nursing scores.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In CentraCare - Willmar Care Center & Therapy Suites, 2.83% of Patients had UTIs
This measures the percent of long-term stay patients who sustained UTI's. UTI's may be an indication of a facility with worst hygiene practices. However, this metric can also be misleading for certain facilities due to different reporting standards for infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In CentraCare - Willmar Care Center & Therapy Suites, 16.64% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This statistic tells you the percent of long-term stay patients taking antipsychotic medications. While antipsychotic medications serve an important medical purpose, it is important to confirm these medications are being used only where medically required. In some situations, high levels of antipsychotic drug use may suggest that a facility is using these drugs to control patient behavior.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In CentraCare - Willmar Care Center & Therapy Suites, 12.33% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This statistic indicates the percent of long-term residents which are given antianxiety drugs. These drugs are prescribed to residents suffering from anxiety or depression.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In CentraCare - Willmar Care Center & Therapy Suites, 4.58% of Patients
This datapoint is a measure of the percent of long-term care residents exhibiting signs of depression. Many in the industry would argue this is a measure of resident quality of care.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In CentraCare - Willmar Care Center & Therapy Suites, 93.31% of Patients
This metric measures the percentage of long-term care patients that were vaccinated against pneumonia and flu.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In CentraCare - Willmar Care Center & Therapy Suites, 13.09% Percentage of Patients
This is the percent of patients who needed more assistance with activities of daily living over time. High levels of needing for assistance with ADL's could indicate the erosion of a resident's health.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In CentraCare - Willmar Care Center & Therapy Suites, 18.07% Percentage of Residents
This indicates the percentage of patients that maintained mobility over time. Preserving mobility is usually a great sign for residents' well-being.
In CentraCare - Willmar Care Center & Therapy Suites, 1.31 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This datapoint is a measure of the number of hospitalizations per 1,000 days of patient care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In CentraCare - Willmar Care Center & Therapy Suites, 18.07 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This metric tracks the number of times residents are rehospitalized per 1,000 days of short-term resident care.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In CentraCare - Willmar Care Center & Therapy Suites, 12.51 Percentage of Patients
This indicates the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per thousand days of short-term care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In CentraCare - Willmar Care Center & Therapy Suites, 76.76% Percentage of Resident
This tells you the percent of short-term care patients who experienced functional improvements, such as enhanced ability to perform activities of daily living.
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